Q&A with Clay Cambeck | Beatles Tribute Band | Brescia – Milano, Italy

To assist you in booking Italian Based Beatles Tribute Band Clay Cambeck for your upcoming event, we recently had a Q&A session with them! Clay Cambeck1

Q. What are the most common events that you perform at?
A. I usually perform at theatres, open air concerts, pubs, squares, hotel events, private parties. 

Q. How long have you been in the entertainment industry?
A. I have been in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years.

Q. On average, how much does it cost to hire you?                              A. I cost to hire from € 200 to 600

Q. What’s your most favourite gig to date and why?                           

Q. Describe your act in 5 words.                                                              A. Musically accurate Beatles-Classicrock Tribute.

Q. Whereabouts have you played in the country/world?
A. Italy, U.k., Germany, Switzerland.

Q. Performing your act, what’s your biggest achievement so far?
A.My biggest achievement so far is to meet people from all the world and to feel a bit “Beatle” or 70’s rock star.

Q. Is there audience interaction in your act?
A. Yes.

Q. What is one of the highlights of your show?
A. The solo “Yesterday” acoustic version , “Twist and Shout” and “Hey Jude” audience interaction (Beatles Tribute), the Rock choruses (Classic rock covers).

Q. What do you personally enjoy most about performing?
A. I personally enjoy most to feel that the audience appreciates the music and stands as one entity.

Q. Are there any occasions that your act is better suited to?
A. My act is good for many different occasions, from stadium concerts to little pubs.

Q. Are there any occasions that you would not advise to hire your act for? A. No.

Q. Is you act child-friendly? A. When it is possible and children are around, we take them on stage to dance and sing “Yellow Sumarine” (as Beatles Tribute).

Q. What’s the biggest crowd you’ve performed to so far?
A. Germany crowd at a Frankfurt concert (Beatles Tribute “Yesterday” show), in 2013 – sold out –

Q. What type of occasion/event have you the most experience in performing at?
A. After more than 20 years , all.

Q. Do you have overtime charges if the event runs late? A. It depends on the hour. Usually, if we feel happy with the audience, we run late.

Q. What questions would you need to know from a booker? A. His cv, The complete and detailed working plan, from the beginning to the end.

Q. Do you have any video links on your Profile for a booker to view your act? A. Yes, a lot.

Q. Can you tailor your act to the booker’s requirements?
A. Yes, completely. 

Q. Do you need any special arrangements in order to perform?
A. Yes. We need technical and logistical arrangements to perform.

Q. Do you have online reviews on your Profile that bookers can read?
A. I am working on them on my website.

Q. What is the average duration of your act?
A. 2 hours.

Q. Do you have an ideal age-range for your act?
A. From 8 to 80.

Q. Are there any cancellation fees?
A. Yes, it depends on the particular situation.

Q. What sets your act apart from your competition?
A. Accuracy.

Q. What was your worst gig and why?
A. In Berlin, at “All You Need is Love” Show (Beatles tribute) auditions. They contacted me and wanted me for an audition for their upcoming German tour, in 2014. I had a dreadful flight, and a terrible launch, so when I performed I was the ghost of myself. I did not have the part.

Q. Do you have an interval?
A. Usually not, but it’s easy to make it if needed by the venue.

Q. Are you insured for Public Liability?
A. Yes.

Q. Do you sell any merchandise?
A. Yes: shirts, caps, cd’s.

Q. If you were to cancel on the day due to an emergency, do you provide a back-up?
A. It never happened, but I would provide a back-up.

Q. Are there any other services you provide, such as MC’ing?
A. No. Only musician.

Q. How long before the event do you typically arrive at the venue?
A. I arrive at the venue almost 3-4 hours before.

Q. Do you require a meal?
A. Yes I do.

Q. How far in advance would you advise that the booker book you?
A. It depends on the venue and on the month: not less than 1 month. I prefer to plan the all tour.

Q. Would there be any fees that the booker is not accounting for?
A. Travel fees have to be guaranteed by the booker.

Q. What kind of outfit will you wear?
A. The band will wear perfect Beatles outfit or classic rock 70’s style outfit.

Q. Do you use flashing lights in your act?
A. Yes, but they are usually provided by the venue.

Q. Do you require help to set up your equipment/set-up?
A. If you mean all the stage equipment from lights to amplifiers to electric connections: yes, stage and consolle technicians, but they are usually provided by the venue. I can do it by myself in case of emergency.

Q. Do you have a back-up plan if there is a malfunction with the equipment? A. Yes, always (music = acoustic versions).

Q. Would you say you have a good rapport with your audience?
A. Yes at all, I love to talk to the audience and feel as one thing. We need to share emotions.

Q. Does your pricing change during popular seasons?
A. It depends on the season (yes it could).

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